Georgia

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Georgia.

Jack Link’s Houston County

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County.
Ports And FTZs

Ports And FTZs: Searching For A Safe Port

Ports and Free Trade Zones have taken on much greater importance as supply chain issues increase and demand for product grows from businesses and consumers.
Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Plans $57M Expansion In Georgia

Germany-based pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim will create 55 jobs at its Animal Health Global Innovation Center in Athens, GA.
Georgia relocation expansion

Georgia Sets New Records For Jobs, Investment 

Investment trend continues with Norma Precision Ammunition's relocation and expansion project in Chatham County, Ecopol's expansion to Spalding County. 
foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment: A Foreign Affair

States are vying to attract foreign direct investment funds as cross border investments pump much needed funds into local economies.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
Savannah Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
gas prices

Taking The Initiative In The Face Of Higher Gas Prices

Maryland and Georgia temporarily suspended state taxes on gasoline, providing drivers some relief in the face of rising gas prices. Will others follow?
City of Tucker, GA

PepsiCo Will Invest $260M In Georgia Expansion

PepsiCo Beverages North America's expansion of its City of Tucker, GA manufacturing facility will create at least 136 jobs in DeKalb County.
Carvana expansion

Company Expansions To Create Nearly 3,600 New Jobs In Georgia

Carvana will create an additional 3,500 jobs with its Metro Atlanta expansion, while Titan Steel Doors will create 90 new jobs in Hart County. 
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
lithium-ion battery recycling

Georgia Lands North America’s Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Plant

Battery Resourcers will invest $43 million and create 150 jobs in Covington, GA at its first commercial-scale battery recycling plant.
Walker County

Roper Corporation Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The GE subsidiary will invest  $118 million in an expansion of its Walker County, GA appliance manufacturing facility. 
Rivian Inc., Georgia

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.
manufacturing industry

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.
Hootsuite

Hootsuite To Create More Than 60 Jobs With New Atlanta Office

Canadian software as a service (SaaS) company Hootsuite will launch its new space in Atlanta's Tech Square by early 2022.
video

CMA CGM Marco Polo Breaks Record at Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah recently served the largest vessel to call the U.S. East Coast, the CMA CGM Marco Polo. At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Learn more.
Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Establishes New HQ In Atlanta’s Tech Square

3,000 employees will staff the transport company's new HQ, a high-tech venture set to enhance Norfolk Southern's presence in Georgia.
LaGrange, GA

Remington Firearms Investing $100M In New Georgia Global HQ

RemArms will create 856 jobs at its new headquarters, advanced manufacturing facility, and R&D center in LaGrange, GA.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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